Gifted and Talented Services
Gifted and Talented Educational Services

Our Mission 
The Advanced Academics Department, in partnership with parents and community, will provide students a premier education, preparing them to be successful, productive citizens.

Our Vision The best and most sought after district in terms of providing exceptional services to gifted learners.

The goal of GATES is to 
  • provide differentiated educational services promoting critical and creative thinking skills.
  • engage students in academically challenging and motivating learning opportunities.
  • identify and implement best practices in teaching gifted students
  • support the needs of highly able students by providing training for teachers.

Advanced Academics Department

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Audra Rowell
Advanced Academics Coordinator 

Campus Contacts

High School

Campus Contact Email   
 Byron Nelson   Brittany Harper    BH
 Eaton  Chassidy Green  CG
 Northwest  Lisa Day   LD
 Steele Accelerated  Tara Teague   tt

Middle School

Campus Contact Email   
 Chisholm Trail   Meagan Davis  MD
 Medlin  Abbey Flores  AF
 Pike  Michelle Blackwell  MB
 Tidwell  Lindsey Davis  LD
 Wilson  Heather Dodson  HD


Campus Contact   Email  
 Beck  Carolyn Forbes   cfb
 Beck   Stacy Pickett   spi
 Cox  Cindy Ford   cfc
 Granger  Joanna Espinoza   je
 Granger  Stacy Pickett   spi
 Haslet  Laura Taylor-Dunn   ltd
 Hatfield  Rebecca Davis   rd
 Hughes   Sandra Champion   sc
 Justin  Kelly Barrett   kb
 Lakeview  Caitlin Andrews   CA
 Love  Kristy Schluter   ks
 Nance  Marissa Blattner   mb
 Peterson  Tracey LaFara   tlf
 Prairie View  Nicole Wallis   nw
 Roanoke  Kelli Mitchell   km
 Schluter  Liz Smith   ls
 Sendera Ranch  Stacey Polk   spo
 Seven Hills  Nicole Wallis   nw
 Thompson  Marcie Conrad   mc